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FREE Bridges to Work seminar & conference

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FREE Bridges to Work seminar & conference

Time: October 17, 2011 to October 20, 2011
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Event Type: free, seminar, &, conference
Organized By: SALTO Inclusion Resource Centre
Latest Activity: Jun 20, 2011

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Event Description

Application deadline: 1st August 2011


 Linking youth (work), employment and entrepreneurship > Inspiration - Networking - Funding - Visibility - Action - Cooperation > For young job seekers and people working on youth employment and entrepreneurship


Target group

Project managers, Young people, Youth leaders, Youth workers, young job-seekers, workers/coaches of youth employment and entrepreneurship projects


If you are working in a project aiming to increase young people's employment chances on the job market, then Bridges to Work is for you. No matter if you are a youth worker, social worker, coach, career counsellor, or some other function.

Important though is that you come with a young person (under 26 years old) from your project.

- Come and present your employment project
- Get inspired by other job projects in Europe
- Network with people from the job sector
- Find ideas and partners for future projects
- Influence European approaches to work & entrepreneurship

Bring a young job-seeker

A young person (under 26) from your project is invited to attend the parallel youth inclusion seminar on employment. Give them the chance to:

- Exchange experiences with other job-seekers
- Develop strategies to work on their employability or entrepreneurship
- Give their opinion to improve employment & entrepreneurship projects
- Practice their English (basic English required)
- Have fun and get an international boost to get a job

Note: The programme for young job-seekers & their coaches will start early on 17 October afternoon to allow more time for group building.

Coaches/workers in youth employment or entrepreneurship projects are invited to apply online via http://www.salto-youth.net/BridgesEmploymentProject/ for both yourself and one young job-seeker!

Who else will be there?

Other participants at Bridges to Work conference will be employers, job centres, employment & entrepreneurship services, support programmes & structures for employment (Youth in Action, Lifelong Learning, European Social Fund, Progress,...), experts, researchers, policy makers. In total 125 people from all around Europe working on youth employment & entrepreneurship.

How to apply?

Apply via the specific links at http://www.salto-youth.net/BrigesToWork/ 



If selected (job coach + young person), SALTO Inclusion will organise and pay for hotel & food during the conference - and it will reimburse travel tickets (economy, 2nd class)




SALTO Inclusion Resource Centre, with the support of various partners
Phone: 0032 22 09 07 20
Website: http://www.salto-youth.net/BridgesToWork/

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